"footing" in the noun sense
1. footing, terms
status with respect to the relations between people or groups
"on good terms with her in-laws"
"on a friendly footing"
2. footing, basis, ground
a relation that provides the foundation for something
"they were on a friendly footing"
"he worked on an interim basis"
3. foothold, footing
a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
"footing" in the verb sense
1. foot, pick
pay for something
"pick up the tab"
"pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"
"foot the bill"
2. foot, leg it, hoof, hoof it
"let's hoof it to the disco"
3. foot, foot up
add a column of numbers
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